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Jewelry Of The Home

Of course, I relate interiors to fashion.  Many of my clients have heard me refer to hardware, in particular, cabinet hardware,  as the jewelry of the home.  I often explain that the cabinetry is the basic wardrobe or outfit and it simply needs jewelry to complete it.  The hardware is primarily functional, but it can also be a real asset to the room’s design aesthetic at large. …

Fabulous Finds

Anyone that knows me well knows that I love jewelry.  Scouring flea markets, antique malls, estate sales, and the occasional thrift store has been a favorite past time for me for many years.  It is not uncommon for me to go off track in the antique shop looking over jewelry displays when I am supposed to be researching and shopping for my own projects!  Nevertheless, jewelry brings me …

Smarter Than Smart

I am constantly amazed at how quickly technology changes and how many talented innovators exist in our world.  Recently, I discovered this company that describes themselves as “part innovation lab, and part design studio”.  Their latest introduction of smart jewelry is not only intelligent to one’s desires to be contacted and informed (or not), but is also attractively classic in its design. I think their many concepts and calculated studies to connect product …

Hexed

The hexagon combines geometry with a tad bit of softness thus it is a shape appealing to both men and women.

Iris Inspiring

What inspires you?  Is it a person, a place, a thing?  Is it nature or architecture?  Is it a color, or a shade, or a shadow? This past week end, I watched the documentary film on Iris Apfel.  Iris was an interior designer, a textile business woman (Old World Weavers), and today, an international fashion icon.  Oh, her jewelry! I know for a fact that …

Gold Digger

I am crazy for anything in a gold metal finish these days ranging from faucets, hardware, lighting, jewelry, and even my latest iPhone. I’ve always loved a “living” finish on metal.  The living finish refers to an unlacquered metal usually bronze or brass that patinas with use and exposure to the elements.  The living finish is unpredictable and that is what is so lovely and intriguing …